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County dismisses Project Roomkey suit against two cities

LOS ANLEGES — Los Angeles County has dismissed a lawsuit against the cities of Lynwood and Bell Gardens that blocked the cities from prohibiting the use of their hotels in a statewide program to shelter the homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic. The dismissal came after Lynwood rescinded its moratorium against leasing its vacant hotel rooms Read More…

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Stay-at-home orders result in more domestic violence reports

LOS ANGELES — The coronavirus has impacted everyone, some more than others. One issue is clear: advocates for survivors of domestic violence remain concerned about isolating victims with their abusers and further compromising their safety.  “Staying home may not be the safest option,” according to officials at the National Domestic Violence Hotline. In May, the Read More…

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COVID-19 testing sites unfriendly to walk-up traffic

LOS ANGELES — As a pandemic loomed, local health officials and government leaders scrambled to set up an accessible testing system, devising a series of drive-through coronavirus testing sites around Los Angeles County. In early May, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti made his city the first in America to offer widespread free testing to all county Read More…